Guide to the Steve Resz Reston documentary video collection, 2001-2006

Steve Resz Reston documentary video C0190


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Descriptive Summary

Repository George Mason University. Libraries. Special Collections Research Center
Creator Resz, Steve
Title Steve Resz Reston documentary video collection
Date 2001-2006
Physcial Characteristics 0.5 linear feet (3 boxes)
Abstract This collection comprises materials from Steve Resz's documentary "Reston- Past, Present and Future". The bulk of the collection contains videotapes that contain footage from Founder's Day, the Multicultural Festival and interviews with Robert Simon. This collection also includes production notes and voice over scripts related to the documentary.
Collection Number C0190
Language English

Historical Note

Reston is a planned community in Northern Virginia. Robert E. Simon, Jr. was the founder of Reston, he purchased the land with the proceeds from the sale of Carnegie Hall in New York City in 1961. Steve Resz filmed and produced a documentary called "Reston-Past, Present and Future" to celebrate Reston's 40th anniversary.

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Scope and Contents Note

This collection comprises materials from Steve Resz's documentary "Reston- Past, Present and Future". The bulk of the collection contains videotapes that contain footage from Founder's Day, the Multicultural Festival and interviews with Robert Simon. This collection also includes production notes and voice over scripts related to the documentary.

Series 1 contains production notes and timelines related to the production of the film. It also includes the voice over scripts used. This series is arranged alphabetically.

Series 2 comprises the bulk of the collection. There are 19 miniDV videotapes and a copy of the documentary. The videotapes include footage from Founder's Day, the Multicultural Festival and interviews with Robert Simon. This series is arranged alphabetically.

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Arrangement

This collection is arranged into two series.

Series 1: Film Documentation, 2002-2006 (Box 1)
Series 2: Video material, 2001-2004 (Boxes 1-3)

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

There are no access restrictions.

Use Restrictions

There are no use restrictions.

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Related Material

Special Collections Research Center also holds many other collections that document the history of Reston, Virginia.

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Index Terms

Persons:

Simon, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1914-

Geographical Names:

Reston (Va.)
Reston (Va.)--History.

Subjects:

Planned communities--Virginia--Reston.

Document Types:

Video recordings.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Steve Resz Reston Documentary Video Collection, Collection #C0190, Special Collections Research Center, George Mason University Libraries.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Steve Resz in 2011.

Processing Information

Processed by Kerry Mitchell in 2012

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Contents List

Series 1: Film Documentation, 2002-2006 (1 box)
Contains production notes and timelines related to the production of the film. It also includes the voice over scripts used. This series is arranged alphabetically.
Box Folder
1 1 Production Notes, 2002
2 Voice Over Scripts, 2005-2006
Series 2: Video material, 2001-2006 (2 boxes)
There are 19 miniDV videotapes and a copy of the documentary. The videotapes include footage from Founder's Day, the Multicultural Festival and interviews with Robert Simon. This series is arranged alphabetically.
Box
1 Reston Past, Present & Future, 2006
RS-1 Multicultural Festival, September 22, 2001
Box
2 RS-2 Multicultural Festival, September 22, 2001
RS-3 Mutlticultural Festival, September 22, 2001
RS-4 Multicultural Festival, September 22, 2001-October 21, 2001
RS-10 Reston Award, September 5, 2002
Access copy on DVD available in Box 1.
RS-11 Reston Award and Multicultural Festival, September 5, 2002
Access copy on DVD available in Box 1.
RS-12 Multicultural Festival, September 21, 2002
RS-13 Multicultural Festival, September 21, 2002
RS-15 Multicultural Festival, September 22, 2002
RS-16 Multicultural Festival, September 21, 2002
Box
3 RS-17 Simon, October 16, 2002
Access copy on DVD available in Box 1.
RS-18 Simon, October 16, 2002
Access copy on DVD available in Box 1.
RS-29 Simon, December 4, 2002
Access copy on DVD available in Box 1.
RS-30 Simon, December 4, 2002
Access copy on DVD available in Box 1.
RS-99 Founders Day and Reston Hosp, April 15, 2004
Access copy on DVD available in Box 1.
RS-100 Founders Day, April 17, 2004
Access copy on DVD available in Box 1.
RS-101 Founders Day, April 17, 2004
Access copy on DVD available in Box 1.
RS-102 Founders Day, April 17, 2004
Access copy on DVD available in Box 1.
RS-103 Founders Day and Best of Reston, April 17, 2004 and April 22, 2004
Access copy on DVD available in Box 1.
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